Don't miss 'West Side Story'

RITA PARDUE-FALLMAN

Mark Keppel parents and producers, Lee Briggs and Leslie Waltzer,

invite everyone to this weekend's final performances of the Stepping

Stone Players production, "West Side Story."

Directed by Susan Kussman, "West Side Story" will be performed at

7 tonight and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Hoover High School Auditorium, 651

Glenwood Road, Glendale. Sunday's performance includes American Sign

Language interpretation. For information on becoming a Stepping Stone

Players supporter, call the hotline at 246-8822.

HOOVER HIGH SCHOOL

The big news of the week is Back-to-School Night on Thursday. The

counselors will give a presentation from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m. in Room

401. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., parents can meet their child's teachers

and hear about what will be taught in their classes. A pink flier was

sent home last week to be used as a guide, as parents follow their

child's class schedule.

The PTSA's College/Career Center program will begin at 7 p.m. Oct.

12 in the College/Career Center in Room 201. Parents can find out

about college planning, career planning, work permits, job shadowing,

where to find college/ career information on the Internet,

scholarships and more.

Volun- teers are still needed for Hoover's Tour of Homes planned

for Dec. 4. To help, call Debra Lere at 246-5444.

For more information about the school, call 242-6801.

TOLL MIDDLE SCHOOL

PTA President Julie Zastrow invites everyone to save Wednesday for

Back to School Night. For more information, call 244-8414.

BALBOA

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

PTA President Lisa Deyell extends a huge thank you to all involved

for the recent school event, "Hot September Night" on Sept. 16,

featuring country music singer, Glen Temple.

Preparations are underway for Red Ribbon Week, from Oct. 18 to 28.

All are invited to the next PTA meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 21. The

program will feature the topic of bullying.

Balboa is under construction. Check with the office for the

meeting location. The Pumpkin Patch sale will be from 2:30 to 6 p.m.

Oct. 28.

For information on school activities, call 241-1801 or go to the

district's website www.glendalek12.ca.us.

COLUMBUS ELEMENTARY

For more information about upcoming school events, call 242-2722.

EDISON ELEMENTARY

For information about the school, call 241-1807.

FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY

Back To School Night is on Oct. 6. All parents are invited to

visit and get to know their children's teachers and administrators.

For more information, call 243-1809.

KEPPEL ELEMENTARY

PTA President Kahlena Funk thanks all Keppel parents, students,

staff, teachers and administrators for their involvement helping to

raise funds for the new kindergarten playground. This gift from the

PTA cost $11,000.

The Glendale Unified District partnered with Keppel PTA to pay for

the sponge-ground safety matting. The playground will open for

students to enjoy on Monday.

All are invited to the next PTA meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 20 in

the school cafeteria.

For more information, call 241-2113.

* RITA PARDUE-FALLMAN writes on PTA events in the Hoover High

School Cluster every third Saturday. She can be reached by e-mail at

rita@ritapardue.com.

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